Stemless Kylix, Cup, Black-Glaze


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Artifact Identification Stemless Kylix, Cup, Black-Glaze   (1911.02.0014)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Classical, Graeco-Roman?, 28th to 30th Dynasty, 350 BCE.
Culture Greek, Apulian?

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 19.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 12.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 5.1 cm
Weight 123 g
Measuring Remarks D1 includes the handles. D2 is the diameter without handles. D3 is the base diameter. The height is 3.7 cm.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Painting, Glazing
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2.75/) -ns Brownish Orange ( 2.5 YR 5/8) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

ITALIC BLACK-GLAZE STEMLESS CUP SHAPE AND ORNAMENT Convex body, exterior undecorated. In the tondo, stamped palmettes linked by incised curves in a circular pattern. Grooved half-ovals inside the circle. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 63, 7.

Description N/A

Royal Ontario Museum 968.11.1 (Hayes, Greek and Italian Black-gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum, 1984. Pp. 62/63, no. 103, with additional comparanda).


James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Page 54, Plate 63, 7. Divisions for region taken from: Baines & Málek 1980 Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Egypt Exploration Society
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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